Tag: MAS

BIS Innovation Hub and MAS develop prototype supervisory analytics platform
March 31, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

BIS Innovation Hub and MAS build "Project Ellipse" - a prototype supervisory analytics platform

Ross Leckow, Acting Head of the BIS Innovation Hub, said: Regulators need accurate and timely information to assess emerging risks and to make informed supervisory decisions. Project Ellipse has now developed a potential tool for the global regulatory community to further explore and collaborate on common solutions that can improve the data and analytical capabilities…

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February 07, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

MAS slaps additional capital requirement on DBS Bank

The regulator highlighted that there are deficiencies in DBS Bank’s incident management and recovery procedures to restore its digital banking services to a normal state, resulting in the prolonged duration of the disruption. The regulator said: MAS noted deficiencies in DBS Bank’s incident management and recovery procedures to restore its digital banking services to a…

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Edgewater Markets deploys forex trading and pricing engine in Singapore
July 20, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Edgewater Markets launches forex trading and pricing engine in Singapore

Chief Product Officer of Edgewater Markets, Brian Andreyko, added:. With local SG1 based trading infrastructure, pricing, trading, and order matching, our internal trading foreign exchange volumes will execute with bespoke local connectivity and all of our liquidity consumers and white label trading partners will benefit from better price discovery, lower latency, and improved execution quality.…

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Monetary Authority of Singapore
May 07, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

MAS issues 10-year ban on FX fraudster

The Singapore watchdog found that Ahmadnawar solicited investments from 32 individuals from 2015 to 2017. He drew up contracts to manage the money from his investors and foreign exchange on their behalf. MAS noted that he carried out these fund management operations without holding a capital markets services licence. During the same period, Ahmadnawar also…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
January 08, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: The Rangers pick Fortrade as official partner, Cboe completes acquisition of BIDS Trading

Eventus Systems, Inc., a global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions, has announced that the firm experienced unprecedented growth in multiple areas in 2020, marking its strongest year to date in revenue and new client onboardings. The company has additional expansion plans for 2021, with deeper penetration in asset classes such…

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Crypto regulation
January 06, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

MAS strengthens regulation of crypto exchanges

The new amendments also allow MAS to impose measures on DPT service providers to ensure better consumer protection and to maintain financial stability and safeguard the efficacy of monetary policy. MAS stated: We have seen recent development of new forms of DPTs which values are pegged to stable assets to gain users’ confidence. It is…

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July 14, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Project Ubin shows commercial potential with the completion of its final phase

Chia Song Hwee, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Temasek, said: Blockchain technology has great potential in transforming businesses and opening up new business opportunities. Phase 5 of Project Ubin has demonstrated the commercial applicability, viability and benefits of blockchain technology across industries, beyond capital markets and trade finance. This validates Temasek’s efforts in exploring and building…

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BaFin employee suspected of Wirecard insider-trading
June 30, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

BaFin takes over in Wirecard balance sheet scandal

The President of the Bavarian Finance Center, Wolfgang Gerke spoke about the failure of the supervisory authorities and said the scandal has done damage that will have “impact for years”. He also said he suspects a corrupt network stands behind the scandal. Following the scandal in Germany, the UK Financial Conduct Authority suspended Wirecard’s UK…

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MAS Monetary Authority of Singapore
May 29, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

MAS blocks unregulated overseas online trading platform Arotrade

The police and MAS have determined that Arotrade is in breach of the Securities and Futures Act (SFA) and IMDA assessed that the information on its constitutes prohibited content under the Internet Code of Practice (ICOP). ). IMDA has directed Internet Access Service Providers (IASPs) to block access to Arotrade’s website from Singapore residents. The…

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